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OUA Diversity in Sports Conference

By Ontario Volleyball Association, 06/06/23, 12:00PM EDT


From Ontario University Athletics (OUA):

Ontario University Athletics (OUA) is pleased to announce registration for the Diversity in Sports Conference focused on amateur sport is now open!

The conference is held on June 23-25 at the Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites in Mississauga.

The Diversity in Sports Conference will create opportunities for attendees to participate in workshops, training sessions, and more; offer various resources and strategies to help individuals foster an inclusive environment across the amateur sports landscape; and provide networking opportunities to connect with like-minded individuals and build relationships that support EDI efforts.

Due to venue space, limited spots are available – it’s encouraged to register now to save your spot at

There is a special rate at the hotel for $189 + HST that expires on Friday, June 9th. After that, the rate goes back up to $289 + HST.

 Registration cost includes breakfast, lunch, and snacks. Sport Administrators 2-day pass is $110 + HST and coaches/officials 1-day pass is $70 + HST. Anyone that works with coaches and officials is also encouraged to sign up and bring back materials to your organization.

 If you have any questions, please contact

This conference is open to ALL who are looking to become more diverse and inclusive in amateur sport across Canada.

Keynote Speakers

Hugh Fraser
Chair of Hockey Canada's Board of Directors

Farkhunda Muhtaj
Professional soccer play and social activist


Attracting and Retaining Women and Girls in Sports


Gabriela Estrada
Executive Director, Fast and Female

Morgan Powell
Senior Manager - Advocacy, Women's Sports Foundation

What is Allyship?


Laurie McPhie
Director of Inclusion and Impact, INclusion INcorporated

Andrea Carey
Founder & Chief Inclusion Officer, INclusion INcorporated